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BOOKS

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Sudanese Ethics (*) , The Scandinavian Institute of African Studies / Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm 1968, 239 pp. In Arabic: الأخلاق السودانية (*) , translated by Dr. Ahmed M. Mahdi, Khartoum University Press 1996. The preface to the 1996 book in English here»  Chapter 2, "The Deductive Ideal", is also available in Polish: "Model dedukcyjny"  (*) ,  in I. Lazari-Pawlowska, ed., Metaetyka, Warsaw 1975, pp. 217-224. "The Deductive Ideal" in Swedish here»

Empiricism and the Analytic-Synthetic Distinction (*) , Universitetsforlaget, Oslo 1972, 93 pp.

Explanation and Understanding in the History of Art (*) , Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen 1978. Internet edition 2007, 119 s. EPUB»

Wittgenstein – Aesthetics and Transcendental Philosophy / Wittgenstein – Ästhetik und transzendentale Philosophie, eds. K.S. Johannessen & T. Nordenstam, Hölder-Pichler-Tempski, Vienna 1981, 193 pp. 

Research and Development in the Sudan (*) , ed. T. Nordenstam, Khartoum University Press 1985, 300 pp. Co-authors: Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, Håkan Törnebohm et al.

Culture and Value. Philosophy and the Cultural Sciences / Culture and Value. Philosophie und die Kulturwissenschaften. Papers of the 18th International Wittgenstein Symposium, eds. Kjell S. Johannessen & Tore Nordenstam, The Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, Kirchberg am Wechsel 1995, 795 pp. PDF-files: Section 1 (pp. 1-144) (*) ; Section 2 (pp. 145-299) (*) ; Section 3 (pp. 300-450) (*) ; Section 4 (pp. 451-597) (*) ; Section 5 (pp. 599-748) (*) ; Special Workshop (pp. 749-795) (*) . 

 Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Culture, eds. K.S. Johannessen & T. Nordenstam, Hölder-Pichler-Tempski,,Vienna 1996, 372 pp.

The Power of Example , Santérus Academic Press Sweden, Stockholm 2009, 240 pp. A sample here»  

 

 

 

 

            

 

 

PAPERS, DISCUSSION NOTES, REVIEWS

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"A Note on Professor Törnebohm’s Paper ‘On Truth, Implication, and Three-Valued Logic’" (*) , Theoria, 23, 1957, pp. 193-194. Co-author: Mats Furberg.

 "If I carefully examine a visual after-image, where is it and what am I looking at?" (*) , Analysis, 19, 1959, pp. 99-100. Co-author: Mats Furberg.

Are repetitive sentences analytic? (*) , manuscript 1959. Internet edition 2007, 8 pp.

On Analytic Sentences in Natural Language (*) , Department of Philosophy, University of Göteborg 1960, 71 pp. Also Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen, report series no. 40, 1979, 71 pp. Internet edition 2007, 55 pp.

 Preface, An Analysis of the Traditional Sudanese Virtues, Ph.D.-thesis, University of Khartoum 1965. 

"On Austin’s Theory of Speech-Acts" (*) , Mind, LXXV, 1966, pp. 141-143.

"Sudanese Ethics" (*) ,   The Thinker, Khartoum 1966, pp. 26-30.

Descriptive Ethics in the Sudan: an Example” (*) , Sudan Notes and Records, 48, 1967, pp. 90-98.

African University in Transition – three reports from 1967: A Survey of the Students in the University of Khartoum (*), A Survey of the Students in the University of Khartoum 62/63(*) , and Staff Attitudes in an African University (*) . Co-authors: D.J. Shaw (all three reports) and A.P. Cavendish (only the last one).

Philosophy of Science in Norway” (*) , Journal of General Philosophy of Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1973, pp. 147-164. Co-author: Hans Skjervheim.

The Ethics of Deterrence. A Study in the Philosophy of Punishment (*) , Research Report No. 28, Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen 1974. Internet edition 2007, 41 pp.

Explanation and Understanding in the History of Art” (*) , in E. Leinfellner, W. Leinfellner, H. Berghel & A. Hübner, eds., Wittgenstein and his Impact on Contemporary Thought / Wittgenstein und sein Einfluss auf die gegenwärtige Philosophie, Vienna 1978, pp. 465-467. Abstract here.

Research, Ethics and Development“ (*) , Journal of General Philosophy of Science, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1979, pp. 54-66. Co-author: Håkan Törnebohm.

Ethical Competence and Development” (*) , in J. Bärmark, ed., Perspectives in Meta-Science, Göteborg 1979, pp. 147-156. 

"Conditions for Change in Working Life. The Paas Project Group" (*) , in Åke Sandberg, ed., Computers Dividing Man and Work,  Arbetslivscentrum, Stockholm  1979, pp. 131-137. Co-author. The other members of the project grop were Gunnar Fredlund, Peter Gullers, Bo Göranzon, Torsten Landquist, Kalle Mäkilä, Anna Sjödahl, Lars Starck, Per Svensson, Tomas Tempte and Göran Öijer.

Review of E. H. Gombrich, Kunsthistorie og samfundsvidenskab (*) , Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 37:3, Spring 1979, p. 360.

Aesthetic Competence” (*) , in L. Aagaard-Mogensen & G. Hermeren, eds., Contemporary Aesthetics in Scandinavia, Lund 1980, pp. 99-109. 

"On the Logic of Creative Processes" (*) , in Physis  – Techne – Poiesis. The Creativity and the Human World. Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Aesthetics, Vol. II, Beograd 1980, pp. 265-268.

Tools and Practices in Systems Development” (*) , in Bo Sundin, ed., Is the Computer a Tool?, Stockholm 1980, pp. 56-63.

Review of Evert Wedung, Det rationella politiska samtalet (The Rational Political Dialogue) (*) , in Economic and Industrial Democracy. An International Journal, Vol. 1, No. 4, 1980, pp. 590-593.

Intention in Art“ (*) , in K.S. Johannessen & T. Nordenstam, eds., Wittgenstein – Aesthetics and Transcendental Philosophy. Wittgenstein – Ästhetik und die transzendentale PhilosophieHölder-Pichler-Tempski, Vienna 1981, pp. 127-135.

Traditional Ideology and Ethics among the Southern Luo” (*) , review-article on A.B.C. Ocholla-Ayayo, Traditional Ideology and Ethics among the Southern Luo, in Thought and Practice, Vol. 4, No. 2, Nairobi 1982, pp. 91-99. 

Job Design and Automation in Sweden, by Bo Göranzon et al., Center for Working Life, Stockholm 1982, 146 pp. Co-author, chapters 8 (*) - 9.

“From ‘Is’ to ‘Ought’ – Deduction or Articulation?” (*) , in H. Høybraaten & I. Gullvåg, eds., Essays in Pragmatic Philosophy, Oslo 1985, pp. 91-102; also in R. Fjelland et al., eds., Philosophy Beyond Borders. An Anthology of Norwegian Philosophy, Bergen 1997, pp. 228-237.

Conceptual Competence and the Nature of Man” (*) , in G. Skirbekk, ed., Praxeology, Bergen – Oslo – Tromsø, 1983, pp. 81-88.

"Creativity and Place" (*) , in A. Buttimer, ed., Creativity and Context, Lund 1983, pp. 77-79.

"Islam, Science, and Development. An Interview with Dr. Ibrahim Ahmed Omer" , video recorded at University of Göteborg, September 1984. 43 mins.

The Essence of Art – Wittgenstein vs. Gadamer” (*) , in R. Haller, ed., Aesthetics / Ästhetik, Vienna 1984, pp. 23-28.

Technocratic and Humanistic Conceptions of Development” (*) , in T. Nordenstam, ed., Research and Development in the Sudan, Khartoum 1985, pp. 5-29. Also published as Research Report No. 51, Arbetslivscentrum. The Swedish Center for Working Life, Stockholm 1985, 37 pp.

Preface and Introductions to the nine chapters in T. Nordenstam, ed., Research and Development in the Sudan (*) , Khartoum 1985.

“Suffering Art (Comment On Danto)” (*) , “Ontologizing Art (Comment on Damnjanovic)” (*) , and  “Anchoring Art (Comment on Sparshott)” (*) , in P.J. McCormick, ed., The Reasons of Art. L’Art a ses raisons, Ottawa 1985 pp. 23-25, 123-125, 134-137.

Issues of a Philosophy of Development“ (*) , in S. Andersson, ed., Queries about Development, Report No. 146, Department of Theory of Science, University of Göteborg, 1985, pp. 25-30.

"Development and Research in the Sudan" (*) , Arab Studies in Scandinavia, No. 5, 1985, pp. 18-19.

Moral Rules and Paradigms” (*) , Archivio di filosofia, LV, No.1-3, 1987, pp. 261-272.

Review of W. Hirst, ed., The Making of Cognitive Science. Essays in Honor of George A. Miller (1988), and M. A. Boden, Computer Models of Mind. Computational Approaches in Theoretical Psychology (1988), (*) , AI & Society, Vol. 3, No. 4, 1989, pp. 365-369.

Language and Action” (*) , in B. Göranzon & M. Florin, eds., Artificial Intelligence, Culture and Language: On Education and Work, London 1990, pp. 61-70.

Convention and Creativity” (*) , in J. Emt & G. Hermeren, eds., Understanding the Arts. Contemporary Scandinavian Aesthetics, Lund 1992, pp. 259-268.   

"'The Sphere Seems to Float' : Remarks on Art and Ethics" (*) ,  in L.-O. Åhlberg & T. Zaine, eds., Aesthetic Matters. Essays presented to Göran Sörbom on his 60th birthday, Uppsala 1994, pp. 95-100.

Kant and the Utilitarians” (*) , Ethical Perspectives. Journal of the European Ethics Network, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2001, pp. 29-36.

"On Art and Ethics" (*) , internet edition, 2010, 13 pp. 

Review of Carla Carmona Escalera, Egon Schiele: Análysis ético-formal de su óbra pictórica (*) , in Egon Schiele Jahrbuch, Volume 1, Vienna 2011, pp. 188-192.

 

"Practical Knowledge and Ethics" (*) , AI & Society. Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Communication, Volume 28, Issue 4, 2013, pp. 377-382.

 

"From Wittgenstein to Schiele", forthcoming in Egon Schiele Jahrbuch, Volume 4, Vienna 2015.

 

 

 

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